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    awesome work man! after seeing some of your pics...

    awesome work man! after seeing some of your pics i bought some tubing benders. i always brazed fittings but really like the bent look. still trying to get the hang of em! I sure miss working in a...
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    that there is a leenox g40. we just hook at flue...

    that there is a leenox g40. we just hook at flue up just like this here and she'll work aight
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    Ill apologize for the "reliable'' comment but...

    Ill apologize for the "reliable'' comment but based on most goodman installs ive seen and found on this site, there is no reliability due to hackjobs. Im sure with correct installation theyre worth...
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    I understand installation is key but Goodman is...

    I understand installation is key but Goodman is alot more accessible to hacks than the other brands. Almost all of the professional installs ive seen has had a good brand name sitting in place. Like...
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    That type of work and Goodman go hand in hand....

    That type of work and Goodman go hand in hand. Not trying to offend anybody but a proffessional contractor should offer good reliable equipment. Where im from anybody can walk in to a supply house...
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    I too have seen lines running through the duct in...

    I too have seen lines running through the duct in mobile homes. Refrigerant lines, water lines, electrical lines, etc
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    Jobs look awesome! only critique i have would be...

    Jobs look awesome! only critique i have would be the metal clamp strapping the lineset in the last pic. Over time that will develop a hole in the copper
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    I sure miss the custom sheet metal. We just build...

    I sure miss the custom sheet metal. We just build on the job now with a mini brake or store bought. (which works if done right) But there sure is a lot to be said of the lost art of fabrication
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    Awful long drain line without much fall if any....

    Awful long drain line without much fall if any. Rest of the job looks good! Dont care for the armaflex gap at the house though
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    Thank you sir:cheers:

    Thank you sir:cheers:
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    Where do i find the book? Literally been...

    Where do i find the book? Literally been installing 14 years and have had FEW issues. If I can do something better im definitely interested
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    I totally agree! In my 14 years of mostly install...

    I totally agree! In my 14 years of mostly install ive spent probably a total of 6 doing service work. It definitely gives a different perspective on what to do. I would hope that this thread would...
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    Hey now, this was obviously done by DIY. Where i...

    Hey now, this was obviously done by DIY. Where i work if theres an issue with the install, they go back for free. Stops a lotta crap callbacks
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    Good work. Should that thing be so close to the...

    Good work. Should that thing be so close to the gas meter? (vent)?
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    Pad looks awful small, it might be a leaner...

    Pad looks awful small, it might be a leaner soon:whistle:
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    Awesome job

    Awesome job
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    Heat pump legs work and look good as well

    Heat pump legs work and look good as well
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    Thanks for the compliment and youre right on the...

    Thanks for the compliment and youre right on the dripleg! Not sure what else to say. Stuff like that doesnt often happen
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    On the inside. Thats a conditioned space on that...

    On the inside. Thats a conditioned space on that one
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    Thank you sir!

    Thank you sir!
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    It is b-vented in an old fireplace chimney....

    It is b-vented in an old fireplace chimney. Previous company had busted out block to bring in basement. No i personally did not verify venting with an analyzer, pm techs do that on the tune ups. Its...
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    I agree. Wye is in horizontal position too. It...

    I agree. Wye is in horizontal position too. It does have a flue liner which helps a little bit but please understand that where i work moves so much equipment and we have four crews doing two jobs a...
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    Swapped out a Trane xe90. Had to run an intake,...

    Swapped out a Trane xe90. Had to run an intake, Lennox mod furnaces are not optional
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    No sir, Just butted up to an existing EAC the...

    No sir, Just butted up to an existing EAC the customer just had to keep. It did work though
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    I tend to do what the manufacturer reccommends...

    I tend to do what the manufacturer reccommends due to some bullcrap warranty issues in the past.(this part was installed not the way WE recommend so no warranty for you and this customer:gah:)BUT...
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    Some more randoms

    :grin2:
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    As far as the pump/tank, supply /return thing, i...

    As far as the pump/tank, supply /return thing, i should call the boiler manufacturer and tell them their install instructions are wrong. Been doing this 14 years and the majority of companies specify...
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    Hell yeah! Thats fancy

    Hell yeah! Thats fancy
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    I didnt think it would be an issue with just a...

    I didnt think it would be an issue with just a few feet of pvc. Did a few like that and learned the hard way so now i tie the a/c in below the trap
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    It's a bypass humidifier. It just needs supply...

    It's a bypass humidifier. It just needs supply air to move across the pad and enter in the return which distributes evenly throughout duct. Power humidifiers should definitely be installed in plenum
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    completely agree with last reply. with the...

    completely agree with last reply. with the addition of furnaces coding out and the tools that are out today, everybody thinks theyre a hvac man. Whered the art of it go????
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    Its pretty notorious around my parts to find...

    Its pretty notorious around my parts to find birds in 90's when the flue is sidewall terminated straight out with no 45 or 90 on it.(usually up high)
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    A Whole lotta money!! Sad part is the house needs...

    A Whole lotta money!! Sad part is the house needs a 110k and 3.5 ton. The duct is ALL undersized and above finished ceiling in basement. The mech room is accessible but only a small portion of duct...
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    Nice work. Not a big fan of tape and purple...

    Nice work. Not a big fan of tape and purple primer but nice. I was always told to install uv light close to coil for it to work. Also that filter wont last a year with uv next to it. Most of your...
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    Its what the salesman called for but i agree. I...

    Its what the salesman called for but i agree. I like the 5'' lennox racks
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    Burnt inducer and 3 cracks. The infamous 9-11...

    Burnt inducer and 3 cracks. The infamous 9-11 year old bryant builders model!
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    I understand. Not trying to make excuses but i...

    I understand. Not trying to make excuses but i didnt have any 1'' stuff on the truck and we moved the furnace 4'. The job was an hour away and i overlooked it the second day there. The homeowner was...
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    Some random installs

    Just got alot of pics on the computer from my phone so thought id share! opinions appreciated
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    Bryant to Lennox Swap

    Did this one a while back. I hate when they leave the old filter rack like that it just shows laziness of an installer!
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    It had a flue liner with no cap so i can only...

    It had a flue liner with no cap so i can only assume. Seems a squirrel could climb a liner though
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    Still noisy??

    Go to a new customer with a complaint of noise. Found this jewel of a 115,000 btu 2stg variable goodman 95% 24.5 in wide trying to shove air through 7 runs on a 17 in wide plenum and pulling through...
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    Yes it was dead but fresh. Had to work the...

    Yes it was dead but fresh. Had to work the inducer and pull like hell to get him out.
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    My inducer sounds a little squirrly!

    One of my guys swapping out a furnace pulled the flue of to find this!
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    Low voltage is strapped to the underside of...

    Low voltage is strapped to the underside of lineset and a communicating system.
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    Left the flue to the water heater existing....

    Left the flue to the water heater existing. Plumber changed out and repiped the next day.
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    Yea ive done it in the past due to not having a...

    Yea ive done it in the past due to not having a cap on the truck as temporary but never leave it. Theres a right way and a wrong one! Thanks
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    Started that full system at 5 o'clock and ended...

    Started that full system at 5 o'clock and ended at 11. put a 4'' cap in it and returned a couple days later to redo water heater flue
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    hi im the new guy!

    Hey guys im a new member to the site. ive browsed for awhile and now i want to share some of my work. Im proud and your comments are appreciated. I have many pics so they'll be posted randomly....
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    latest changeout

    Got a buddy hired on. Finally got to work with him and this is what we came up with
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